KARACHI: Following the demise of legendary comedian Umer Sharif, the Sindh government has announced that it was making arrangements for his burial at Abdullah Shah Ghazi graveyard, as per the comedian’s wishes.
Sharif’s son, while talking to journalists, confirmed his father’s demise, who passed away earlier today in Germany. The legendary actor was suffering from undisclosed heart disease and was en route to America for his treatment.
Urging the nation to pray for Sharif’s forgiveness, he revealed his father’s desire to be buried at Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s shrine. He requested the Sindh government to make arrangements in this regard.
In this regard, Minister for Information Sindh Saeed Ghani said, “According to the wishes of late Umer Sharif, arrangements are being made by the Sindh government for his burial at the Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi graveyard.”
The actor’s body will return to Pakistan after the local government in Nuremberg issues the death certificate. Earlier, sources said that the hospital where the comedian was being treated had issued the death certificate but the German law requires an official death certificate to send a body to another country.